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Here's a list of August inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.8 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list August inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.8 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 2.5 per cent (2.7) — Prince Edward Island: 3.0 (3.
In the news today, Sept. 21

In the news today, Sept. 21

Five stories in the news for Friday, Sept.
Passenger rights advocate launches complaint against new low-cost airline

Passenger rights advocate launches complaint against new low-cost airline

An air passenger rights advocate has filed a regulatory complaint against Swoop Inc. claiming the new low-cost airline is unlawfully charging baggage fees.

Tory leader Ches Crosbie wins seat in Newfoundland and Labrador legislature

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The leader of Newfoundland and Labrador's Progressive Conservative party has won a seat in the provincial legislature. Ches Crosbie won a byelection Thursday in the riding of Windsor Lake, in the St. John's area.
Feds to comb social media for Canadians' pot-related attitudes, behaviour

Feds to comb social media for Canadians' pot-related attitudes, behaviour

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking to scour social-media platforms to find out what Canadians really think about pot as the country enters its new era of legalized weed.
Green Party leadership hopefuls in Alberta grapple with thorny issue of oilsands

Green Party leadership hopefuls in Alberta grapple with thorny issue of oilsands

EDMONTON — Kermit the Frog sang "It's Not Easy Bein' Green," and candidates running to be leader of the Green Party of Alberta might relate.
Alimentation Couche-Tard taking a more laid-back approach to selling pot

Alimentation Couche-Tard taking a more laid-back approach to selling pot

LAVAL, Que. — The chairman of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. says reluctance from the company's own employees and broader uncertainty about the North American cannabis market are preventing it from charging into the blossoming sector.

Legal society poster seeks complainants against two cops on Downtown Eastside

VANCOUVER — A legal advocacy organization on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is circulating flyers with pictures of two police officers and asking if anyone has been harassed by them.
'No excuse:' Online course asks about positive effect of residential schools

'No excuse:' Online course asks about positive effect of residential schools

ST. PAUL, Alta. — Alberta's education minister apologized Thursday after learning an online social studies course asked students about the positive effects of residential schools.